Archives & Special Collections

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Preserving & Sharing our Nebraska History

Each campus preserves the unique history of the University of Nebraska and offers unique collections that support the research needs of each campus and interests of the state of Nebraska. Our reading rooms are open to the public.

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To search for archival and manuscript collections across all University of Nebraska campus locations, enter your search below or visit Nebraska Archives Online.

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Celebrating 50 Years Together

Archives & Special Collections Exhibits

"All Together Now: The 50th Anniversary of the University of Nebraska System Merger (1968 - 2018)" chronicles the creation of the University of Nebraska system.

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Calvin T. Ryan Library

University Special Collections & Archives

Notable Collection

UNK Archives holds significant primary and secondary materials that paint a picture of the Great Plains and settlement of the West.

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Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library

Archives & Special Collections

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UNO Libraries’ Archives & Special Collections documents the history of the region and includes the U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives and the Queer Omaha Archives.

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Archives & Special Collections

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The University Libraries Archives and Special Collections produces, curates, and maintains the notable Willa Cather Archive.

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McGoogan Library of Medicine

Special Collections

Notable Collection

The Nebraska Collection preserves the history of the health sciences in the state and contains books, journals, and archival materials from the mid-19th to the late 20th centuries.

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Schmid Law Library

Schmid Law Library Archives

Notable Collection

Schmid Law Library maintains the collection of University of Nebraska College of Law alumni available for research purposes only.

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